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Months ago I took notice to article news about Earth having limited amounts of fresh water, and decreasing amounts useable by people and in cities of vast population. So I decided to try doing my part of water conservation. I added a shut off valve to my shower head so I could turn it off as I wash and reenable it to wash off. I've also noticed it lowered my water bill a bit, so I assume it helps 2 fold, 1 being financially for me, and 1 for the Earth and other inhabitants. I hope others can adopt this mind set and help ourselves and others as well. And the parts cost less than $5-10 with about 10-15 minutes time. Don't forget to use Teflon tape aka plumbers tape or plumbers putty.

<p>And since then, I've seen this (and others) Bluetooth shower speaker which totally works AGAINST water conservation. If anything it'll distract you to use more water. I have a Bluetooth speaker in the corner of my countertop, no need for a 'shower speaker'. And once I've completed my typically quick shower I can still listen whilst I'm outside of the shower.</p><p>Take a look see... ha</p><p><a href="http://www.us.kohler.com/us/Bathroom-New-Products-Moxie%E2%84%A2-Showerhead-+-Wireless-Speaker/content/CNT16200089.htm" rel="nofollow">http://www.us.kohler.com/us/Bathroom-New-Products-Moxie%E2%84%A2-Showerhead-+-Wireless-Speaker/content/CNT16200089.htm</a></p>
<p>Great idea! I may try this, since my shower is a aggravating to turn on and off the way it's set up.</p>
<p>During my service years, shipboard we took &quot;Navy Showers&quot; to conserve fresh water. Simply this: water on, wet down, water off, soap up, water on, rinse, water off, get out. Took all of about 3 gallons or so. To this day I still shower that way, can't get used to letting the water run continuously during the ablution event.</p><p>Since 1992 all showerheads sold in the United States have been required to flow at a rate of no more than <strong>2.5 gallons per minute</strong> when the water is at 80 pounds per square inch of pressure (<strong>2.5 GPM</strong> MAX @ 80psi).</p>

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